Delta expects a normal operation Thursday after a winter storm that resulted in 175 cancelled Delta Connection regional flights across the eastern U.S Wednesday. De-icing teams worked around the clock to keep flights operating safely as the storm pushed east from the Ohio Valley through the Northeast region. The weather system is expected to move off the coast and out of the Boston area and New York metro areas Wednesday evening.
Delta issued a weather waiver for customers to make adjustments to their schedule if traveling through the cities affected by the winter storm on Wednesday. Customers can check Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App for the most up-to-date flight status information.
11 a.m. update:
Delta’s operational teams continue to work to keep flights operating safely as a large weather system across the eastern third of the U.S. has brought heavy rain in the southeast and frozen precipitation in the northeast Wednesday. Delta proactively cancelled approximately 120 Delta Connection regional flights Tuesday afternoon in anticipation of the storm. Additional flight disruptions are possible.
Delta’s de-icing teams are hard at work clearing aircraft of snow and ice in the affected cities to minimalize further operational impact.
In Atlanta, where Delta maintains its largest hub, a narrow band of thunderstorms impacted arrivals into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Wednesday morning, prompting approximately 40 diversions. Delta expects the convective weather to taper off by midmorning.
A winter weather waiver has been issued for affected cities including Cincinnati, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York north to Allentown, Pa., among others to allow customers the ability to make a one-time change to their travel plans.
Across the Atlantic, snow continues to fall in Paris, France where Delta maintains a hub along with joint venture partner Air France. Delta has issued a weather waiver for customers traveling through Paris on Wednesday.
Customers are encouraged to check Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App for the most up-to-date flight status information.
Feb. 6, 5 p.m.
Delta's operational teams are keeping a watchful eye on a winter weather system stretching from the Ohio Valley and Eastern Kentucky to the Northeast throughout Wednesday that is expected to bring frozen and mixed precipitation to the region. Customers can expect de-icing operations at airports throughout the affected cities and as a result, Delta has proactively cancelled 111 Delta Connection regional flights ahead of the winter storm.
A winter weather waiver has been issued for affected cities including Cincinnati, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York north to Allentown, Pa., to allow customers the ability to make a one-time change to their travel plans without incurring a fee.
As always, customers are encouraged to check Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App for the most up-to-date flight status information.